Master of Marine Resources Management in Marine Resources Management

The Master of Marine Resources Management (MMRM) program offers both professional (non-thesis) and research (thesis) tracks. Courses focused on quantitative and research methods, geographic information systems (GIS), environmental and natural resource policy, and management and planning constitute the core of the program. All MMRM students also have the ability to earn a GIS certificate through elective coursework.

The MMRM program is designed for both continuing students and professionals who have a desire to engage in the management of coastal and ocean resources as part of their career goals. Our graduates are employed by private sector employers in the areas of oil and natural gas, environmental consulting companies, ports, and the tourism industry; federal and state government sectors including the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas General Land Office and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; and academic and non-governmental organizations.